Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that
Pittsburgh Penguins goaltending prospect Tristan Jarry is the Vaughn CHL
Goaltender of the Week for the week ending November 10 after posting a
2-1-0-0 record with two shutout victories along with a
goals-against-average of 0.67 and save percentage of .977.
Jarry posted back-to-back shutout victories on the road last week
helping the Oil Kings gain some ground in the WHL’s Eastern Conference
where they currently rank in third place with 25 points. On Tuesday
night he earned first star honours with 37 saves in a 3-0 win over the
Vancouver Giants, then made 21 saves on Wednesday as part of a 5-0 win
over the Victoria Royals recording his third shutout of the season which
is tied for the WHL lead. His strong play continued on Saturday where
he made 28 saves and received second star honours despite a 2-0 loss to
the Kelowna Rockets.
Jarry, an 18-year-old from Delta, BC, is playing in his third WHL
season with the Oil Kings. Selected by the Penguins in the second round
of the 2013 NHL Draft, Jarry has an 11-7-0-1 record and holds the
league’s second best goals-against-average with a mark of 2.09 and the
fifth best save percentage at .921.
Also considered for the award this week was fellow Penguins prospect
Matt Murray of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds who went 3-0-0-0 with one
shutout and a goals-against-average of 1.62 and save percentage of
.945, while Jacob Brennan of the Acadie-Bathurst Titan posted a 3-0-0-0
record with one shutout and a goals-against-average of 1.00 and save
percentage of .965.
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)